Expert Exercise Advice & Prescription
Exercise has been clinically proven to help manage many issues within the body from musculoskeletal injuries and diseases to cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. Our physio’s can help guide and prescribe suitable exercises as part of your recovery. We can use on site gym facilities or discuss comunity based managment including hydrotherapy, walking programs and other local classes. We often discuss the use of home based exercises to facilitate your healing and are also happy to develop high level gym based strength and conditioning programs too.
As physiotherapists we can be classed as experts in the prescription of exercise. As a part of our physiotherapy training, we are not only is educated in injury diagnosis but also in exercise physiology and the science of exercise. On top of their physiotherapy training our physiotherapists have also undergraduate training in Sports Science and Sports Performance and Coach Education. This enables them to not only assess and diagnose your injury but also to prescribe exercises targeted to you at that point in time which are appropriate to you, your age, injury or fitness level.
Along side this training our physiotherapists have played sport at an elite level, professionally and internationally and so have extensive background knowledge in not just basic exercises physiology and prescription but high level strength and conditioning programs. So if you are an elite sports person and looking to take your rehabilitation to the next level our physiotherapists are happy to help you get back to what ever sporting or physical goal you have set yourself through this active rehabilitative approach.
Exercise is not only beneficial for athletes and those part taking in sports but has also been clinically proven to be one of the most effective treatment strategies for most muscluloskeletal, cardiovascular, pulmonary and neurological conditions. So if you would like help to manage any of your problems and are keen for an active role in your rehabilitation then our physiotherapists will tailor an exercise program to whatever your injury and / or physical needs are.
At our clinics we have access to on site gyms where we can take you through various exercise program including Pilates, Pilates reformer exercises, cardiovascular rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, core and suspension sling programs. We are also happy to arrange meeting you in an external gym of your choice to support you to engage in your rehabilitation off site too.